Stranraer Furniture Project scoops top national award

John Tarry a trustee of Stranraer Furniture Project receives the Committed to Excellence Award from Claire Ford Chief Operating Officer, Quality Scotland
John Tarry a trustee of Stranraer Furniture Project receives the Committed to Excellence Award from Claire Ford Chief Operating Officer, Quality Scotland

Stranraer Furniture Project has scooped the coveted Committed to Excellence award at the Scottish Awards for Business Excellence organised by Quality Scotland.

The project secured its award for ‘maintaining a consistently high level of ‘best practice’ quality procedures within the scope of its business excellence strategy.’

Paul Smith from Stranraer Furniture Project said: “This award gives our staff recognition of just how important a role they play amongst the people they help across the region.

“In the past year, we have seen not just some extraordinary work and outstanding achievement carried out by our staff, but a major shift in how the importance of the wider impact of what we do is appreciated by the local community.”

Offering her congratulations, Claire Ford, Chief Executive Officer, Quality Scotland said: “Stranraer Furniture Project stands out as a prime example of how a commitment to sustaining business excellence can bring about transformational change to a social enterprise organisation in relation to its staff development and best practice programmes.

“The staff and its many volunteers acknowledge that business excellence is a continual journey.”